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Medical Director - Austin, Texas

Universal Health Services

Last Updated: 5/15/22

Job Description

Medical Director - Austin, Texas

Austin Lakes Hospital is a fully accredited, 58-bed facility, offering a continuum of psychiatric services for adults ages 18 and up in a confidential, caring environment that promotes crisis resolution, problem-solving skills, social skills and personal growth. Our staff of licensed professionals is dedicated to providing quality adult and senior adult mental health care to the community. We strive to revitalize lives through hope, compassion and innovative care.

Our mental health hospital gives residents of Austin and Central Texas a choice when it comes to psychiatric care. Our distinctive inpatient and outpatient services are thoughtfully designed and delivered to adults who seek effective strategies to help them reach healthy, productive lives. From our senior program to our partial hospitalization program (PHP), our inpatient and outpatient services ensure that our community can get the level of care they need.

The cornerstone of treatment at Austin Lakes rests on exceptional mental health services and clinical excellence. Our psychiatric hospital offers depression treatment and cares for other mental health issues like trauma, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and more.

Position Highlights:

Provide inpatient care to adult patient population
Monday-Friday schedule, seeing 10-15 patients per day
30 hours of non-patient care per month as part of Medical Director role
Independent contractor position

Board Eligibility or Certification in General Psychiatry
Current Texas medical license in good standing, or the ability to obtain licensure

Austin Lakes Hospital is located in beautiful Austin, Texas, the 11th most populous city in the United States and one of the nation's fastest growing cities. Besides being the state capital, Austin is a hub for the arts and is famous worldwide for its music and film festivals. Austin is also home to the University of Texas at Austin and offers residents an exceptional array of educational opportunities. The food scene is also nationally renowned, featuring an extremely diverse mix of cuisines and an ever-growing number of food trucks. Austin's generally warm weather allows for outdoor activities year-round, and the city is filled with myriad parks and outdoor spaces for residents to explore and enjoy. Over the last 30 years, Austin has become a center for business, with a growing number of Fortune 500companies having headquarters in Austin. The city has been dubbed "Silicon Hills", thanks to its burgeoning technology industry.

Austin Lakes Hospital is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS), one of the nation's leading hospital management companies. The hospital's website is accessible via [Register to View] or

For additional details, please contact:

Kimberly St. John

In-House Physician Recruiter

Company Details

King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies. Our principal business is owning and operating, through our subsidiaries, acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers nationwide and in Puerto Rico. Founded in 1978 by Alan B. Miller, CEO and Chai...